• Ways To Teacher Tolerance
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    Judith A. Swearinton Wrote a remarkable article geared around tolerance. Her focus was the way she instructs tolerance in her classroom. She has her students conduct a 16 week tolerance unit. Through this they design and teach to others. She has her students learn through not only through the liberal arts aspect, but she focuses on social studies. She discusses ways to teacher tolerance and suggests further reading and research on tolerance. She stresses the fact that tolerance at any level is n...
  • Comprehensive Communication The Student And Teacher
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    Teachers help ensure the future through their student's knowledge and comprehension of different aspects of the world. Without a good education, future generations will not excel in creating a better place to live in for all humanity. Communication is a key element in the student, teacher relationship. When there is bad communication between the two, problems may occur in the educational process. These problems may cause students to not understand the materials presented to them or maybe drop th...
  • 347 Average Teacher Salary
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    Raising teacher salaries will be necessary to stem a serious teacher shortage caused in large part by a red-hot job market offering lucrative salaries to college graduates, the American Federation of Teachers said today in releasing its 1997-98 teacher salary survey. 'To attract college graduates to teaching, salaries must keep pace with other professions that are luring people away from the classroom. Teaching is enormously gratifying, and many more would make it their career choice if they fel...
  • Student And The Teacher
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    Being The One Who Cares: A Good Teacher In order to be a good teacher I feel that one needs to be open and understanding of different events that might take place in the classroom. Students today are not treated the same as they were during the beginning of education and we have a variety of students which attend our public schools. There are girls, blacks, whites, Hispanic, and Native Americans and a number of other different races participating in our classroom studies. This is a wonderful acc...
  • Scene With Holden And The Teacher
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    Catcher In The Rye Dan Michael Jerome Salinger P. 1 274 pages Fiction Catcher In The Rye, is a book about an emotionally disturbed, sixteen year old boy, named Holden Cau field. Holden's problems start when his friend and roomate, Robert, ask his ex-girlfriend out on a date. Holden still has feelings for the girl and becomes very angry with Robert. The night of Robert and the girl's date Holden waits in their room and confronts Robert, they begin fist fighting, and then get expelled for their ac...
  • Mrs Deboltfirst Grade Teacher
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    Personal Essay: Classroom Observation Josh Van CoppenolleEDU 301 Social Studies Methods Mary IandoliClassroom Observation Date: 9-30-96 Kindergarten teacher: Mrs. DeboltFirst grade teacher: Mrs. CasteluzoLocation: Penn Yan Elementary Carrie and I were going to observe a kindergarten classroom social studies class that combined their lesson with a first grade class. We we rescheduled to arrive at 2 PM. When I arrived at 1: 50 PM, Carrie was waiting outside the school and informed me that she had ...
  • Teacher's Trust In Their Student
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    The Truth Behind Education The purpose of education is to spread knowledge to the younger generation. Without education, tradition is lost, as well as the potential of youth. For centuries, the old have taught the young. They have passed the torch of knowledge from one hand to another. Whether it was a master teaching an apprentice, or a teacher teaching a class, the tradition of teaching has been in practice since the beginning of man. Without a mentor for a child to learn from, the child will ...
  • Young Social Studies Teacher
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    A young man dresses in Dockers and a freshly starched shirt enters a large room filled with about Twenty-eight people eagerly awaiting his arrival. As he proceeds into the room, the young man exchanges a nervous smile with those in attendance; the room soon falls silent. Although the silence was only for a few moments, it felt as if it were an eternity for all in the room. The young man who nervously introduces himself, and begins to describe his reason for attending breaks the dead silence. Hel...
  • Teacher In The Detroit Public School System
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    I am a teacher in the Detroit Public School system. Being a teacher did not start out being the profession of choice. However, I do enjoy teaching. Pedagogy is in fact an art and a science. Being a pedagogue is most rewarding. Thus, pedagogy has its own unique complications. Technology has revolutionized the art of teaching. This revolution has presented a strange dichotomy in the field of education. Whatever teaching may have evolved into; it is and will remain a dichotomous field. The dichotom...
  • Holden's History Teacher At Pencey Prep
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    4/28/03 Catcher in the rye Vocabulary 1. Fencing - The art or sport of using a foil, ep " ee, or saber in attack and defense. 2. Grippe - an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease. 3. Phonies - Something not genuine; a fake. 4. Ashamed - Feeling shame or guilt. 5. Compulsory - Obligatory; required: a compulsory examination 6. Peculiar - Unusual or eccentric; odd. 7. Descriptive - Involving or characterized by description; serving to describe. 8. Conceited - Holding or characterized by an ...
  • Type Of Teacher
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    Teachers have the very important responsibility of shaping the lives of young, impressionable children. With this responsibility comes great pride and joy. Therefore all teachers should strive for what can be considered to be a good teacher. A good teacher can be defined as someone who always pushes students to want to do their best while at the same time trying to make learning interesting as well as creative. A positive or negative influence from a teacher early on in life can have a great eff...
  • Secondary Education Teacher
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    The many aspects of teaching secondary education Whenever most people think of a teacher, the first thing that comes to their mind is boring. When some think of a teacher they see an inspiration for all kids in the U.S. Most of the teachers they have had have made an impact on their lives. Many people think they want to do that and that is why they become teachers. The main aspect of having a job is the training, the duties, and the future. One first has to go through all the training of being a...
  • Secondary School Teacher
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    I. Introduction The job of a teacher is to educate pupils using a systematic presentation of ideas, facts, skills, and techniques. As the human race has progressed into an intelligent, dominant species, the art of teaching had not emerged until relatively recently. II. Important Details Public school teachers are to obtain at least a bachelors degree, and be licenced by taking an approved teacher education program. Luckily, (to attract new people to pursue this career), many States are now offer...
  • Warren's Career As A University Teacher
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    Charles Bonner WARREN, Robert Penn (24 Apr. 1905-15 Sept. 1989), author and educator, was born in Guthrie, Kentucky, the son of Robert Franklin Warren, a businessman, and Anna Ruth Penn, a schoolteacher. Throughout Warren's childhood on a Kentucky tobacco farm he heard tales of the Civil War from his grandfathers, both of whom had fought for the Confederacy. These stories provided a rich source of memories and images that, he later remarked, nurtured his art. The shaping influence of this southe...
  • My Paper To My Teacher
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    So I'am working on a term paper, researching on the ever resourceful internet. I stumble upon a site that offers my term paper already written, including resources. Well sure why not I say as I copy, paste, print and take off for a unexpected free three hours with my friends. The next morning I slide my paper to my teacher and sit back through the rest of the week. When the class papers are returned I smile at the A+. So what's wrong with that. Someone else wrote my paper, so? I at least read th...
  • My Father As The Best Teacher
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    At every point of my life, I have two types of education. Schools offer me the basic knowledge of how to make a living, and the other is my father who teaches me how to live. I once questioned myself about the importance of education in school, five minutes later there were a list of things on my mind... having new friends, learn how to do the Maths, learn Thai history, learn English and... well, learn how to sing national anthem correctly. I totally agree that those things as mentioned are impo...
  • Teacher's Reactions To The Children's Labels
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    Experimenter Expectancy Effect On Children in a Classroom Setting Rosenthal and Jacobson (1966) sought to test the experimenter expectancy effect by examining how much of an outcome teachers' expectancies could have on group of children. Earlier investigations in this area were also conducted by Rosenthal (1963). He worked with children in a research lab, giving each one arat and telling them it was either bred for intelligence or for dullness. The children were put in charge of teaching the rat...
  • Being Your Own Teacher
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    You Are The World Written by: J. Krishnamurti Number of pages: 150 Publishing Company: Harper and Row Copyright 1972 by Krishnamurti Foundation This book is about 12 different talks at various universities. Krishnamurti explains to students ways to give attention to themselves so they can become their own teacher as well as their own disciple leading toward self mastery. He uses psychological terms to explain different states of attention. And quotes various religious sayings to answer questions...
  • Classes The Teacher And The Student
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    Have you ever seen an eighth grader, who has no mental or physical disabilities, struggle through basic third grade math? Throughout high school I have and it has become a common sight in our schools. Some were placed in remedial classes, while others sat next to me in some of my honor's course. Students are being passed through school without being taught the basic skills necessary to be successful in today's society. Measures need to be taken so that these students are not pushed through schoo...
  • Teacher And Students
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    The Johari's Window was introduced and conceived by Joseph Luft and Harry Ingham and also was used in an information session at the Western Training Laboratory in Group Development in 1955. The word 'JOHARI is derived from the names of them. (JOSEPH LUFT, HARRY INGHAM = JOHARI). As an ESL teacher, this conceptual model can be used and implemented for describing, evaluating and predicting aspects of interpersonal communication especially during teaching and learning activities in the classrooms a...
  • Effective English Teacher
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    Krishna is an effective teacher. Discuss with close reference to the book. An effective teacher is a teacher that produces the result that is wanted. In The English Teacher the story is told in the first person so it is difficult to tell if Krishna is an effective teacher. Nowhere on the book does a student or students or even friends and colleagues say that Krishna is an effective English teacher. So we have to discern from the pages of the book as to whether Krishna is an effective teacher. Th...
  • Classroom Including The Teacher
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    FOURTH-GRADE Orgy Not everyone is thrilled with the idea of mandatory g / l /b / t lessons for children in public schools. Focus on the Family's James Dobson observed at a recent meeting of National Religious Broadcasters that it might seem an odd priority when 42% of American boys cannot read by the time they reach Grade 4. Well, he has a point. Especially if the Grade 4 boys at Marble Falls Elementary School in Texas are anything to judge by. They seem to have been using time for reading to pr...
  • Night School Teacher Into A Normal Person
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    Caroline B. Cooney C / O Scholastic Inc. 555 Broadway, New York, NY 10012 Dear Caroline B. Cooney, Caroline, I think you are a very good writer. I have just read your book, "Night School". I think it's a very good book and I have some things to tell you about that book that I have read. I really like the plot, and the settings. I like the characters you put in there. Especially the main character, "Mariah", because she is a very bright, open minded 15 year old kid that is in there. I think Maria...
  • Whole Issue Of Reforming Teacher Certification
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    Teacher Certification The whole issue of teacher certification is one of great importance and when discussed must be done in a delicate and thoughtful manner. The reason for this increasing importance is because the education of our nation's teachers is important to the creation of an ideal education system, which is one of the goals of our national government and State governments. Over the years the whole educational reform movement has become an increasingly 'hot' topic. Reforms in the admini...
  • Cultural Sensitive Teacher
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    Cultural Diversity & Today's Teacher Education in America has evolved through out its history and has become a major necessity to excel in the work force, just imagine 100 years ago graduating high school in many areas was rare, twenty-five years ago a high school diploma was a must to find a good job and now college and mostly likely grad school is expected by many young adults in order to ensure financial security in life. So if education is evolving then the instructors which provide the info...
  • Teacher's Classroom
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    Making Everyone Happy We all have our own preconceived mindsets of how our educational surroundings should be arranged and how a perfect classroom should be. While preparing for the ultimate classroom we should keep in mind the following conditions. These conditions should involve input from teachers and students alike, while also keeping in mind parent's and school faculty's needs. To a teacher, a perfect classroom would involve many things. Most importantly a teacher would like to have eager s...
  • Teacher Like Gatto Through His Schooling
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    Hidden Curriculum Education is designed to serve many purposes towards the youths of today. It teaches the youth how to be better people and it prepares them for life. Education teaches its pupils knowledge in more that one way, by looking at life in different directions. There is a curriculum that is taught by the teachers and the textbooks, and in addition to the standard schooling there is also a "hidden curriculum". Gatto and Rose each have their own style of teaching and learning and their ...
  • Very Intelligent Teacher
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    When I came to Reinhardt College, I had to meet new people. I had to meet new teachers, coaches, and students. One coach who stood out to me is coach Jonathan Lenarz. He is the Reinhardt soccer coach and teaches Reinhardt Orientation and Wellness. There are many things that I can say about Jonathan Lenarz, like he is a care ing, understanding, and intelligent person. Caring is a great way to describe a coach because he looks out for players on his team and also anyone who is around him. Coach Le...
  • Impossible For One Teacher
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    What Cheating Means to me... Cheating, the way of the dishonorable student. It is usually defined and interpreted by many people as the way a person procrastinates something until the last minute of the due time. That person usually gets desperate because of the on coming bad mark or just plain out does not like to do his / her own work. So to make up for the time lost during the procrastinating that person goes to a person he / she has convinced to aid them in cheating, either by sweet talking ...
  • My Teacher In First Grade
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    Now that I am coming to the end of high school and to the beginning of my college education, it scares me to death. Going to school has been one of my biggest priorities and the most routine part of my life for the past thirteen years. I have many more years to get through, but the years that I spent in elementary school and junior high were the most memorable. I have learned so much since then, it has made me a different person today. I have so many memories from my earlier years in school. I e...
  • Teacher's Expectations Of Their Students
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    In this first unit of The First Days of School, Harry Wong presents three characteristics of an effective teacher. The three characteristics are: has good classroom management skills, teaches for mastery, and has positive expectations for student success. The effective teacher exhibits positive expectations for all students. Having positive expectations simply means that the teacher believes in the student and that the student can learn. Students will live up to the expectations you set, and to ...
  • Great Teacher
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    Teaching today is a big job. The children of today want to learn but there is so much involved with politics within the state and federal government that it takes time away from teaching. Studies show that grade levels are down, and yet more projects are required for teaching. The class room size is larger and we have less time with students. The pay is not that great for any kind of incentive for children to learn. Some of are teachers are so burned out they should be retired already. The retir...
  • High School A Computer Science Teacher
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    What I want to be is an educator because it is one of the most important professions in the world. I would like to teach Technology education this would include computers, Hardware and software, and how to use them, how to write programs on them. This would also include keyboard skills and many other things. Computers are here to stay and technology is the future of our children. Teaching children can also be rewarding and a pleasure. The Age levels I would like to teach are high school and coll...
  • Relationship Between Teacher And Student
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    When I was in India, I have heard lot of people going America for study. One of my cousins also came her for study. She told me that study in America and in India is so different. I was very eager to know about it. She told me the main difference is: The relationship between teacher and student, study policy, unity of students. To respect teachers is very important in India. Students have to respect their teachers. When they attend school every student has to respect teachers by standing up. The...
  • Good Teacher
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    There are many things which make a teacher great and they all can't be defined. However i've always considered several of them essential. In my opinion a good teacher is someone who first of all creates interest in studying, doesn't underestimate the children, has equal expectations of success from everyone and last but not least likes his job. A good teacher always has a sense of purpose. He chooses very carefully the teaching programme and adjusts it to the needs of his students. Children alwa...
  • Yale University Teacher Assistants
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    In January of 1997, Yale University was brought up on Charges of unfair labor practices. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) claimed that Yale should pay its teacher assistants as part time faculty. Although these teacher assistants are working they are also graduate students at the school. The NLRB stated that the teacher assistants at the school are a very essential part of the university's structure. Jut a month prior to all this controversy, Yale University had just settled on a long d...
  • Teacher And Other Students
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    Learning something new can be a scary experience. One of the hardest things I've ever had to do was learn how to swim. I was always afraid of the water, but I decided that swimming was an important skill that I should learn. I also thought it would be good exercise and help me to become physically stronger. What I didn't realize was that learning to swim would also make me a more confident person. New situations always make me a bit nervous, and my first swimming lesson was no exception. After I...
  • Teacher For A Long Time
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    When I heard that I had to come up with a philosophy paper on why I want to be a teacher I thought I am never going to come up with something credible. This is really hard for me because I do not want to become a teacher. But it was assigned so this is what I came up with. I feel that I have been blessed both with good teachers and bad teachers during my career as a student. It had never really occurred to me though, that I have been a teacher for a long time myself. Also that I have been taught...
  • Bilingual Teachers And Reform Of Teacher Education
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    The California State Public Education System: Can it live up to current demands?" All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth". -Aristotle- It has been said many times that children are our future. That is a scary thought considering our lack of investment as a people in that future, for without a solid base of education now the bright future we hope for may never come to fruition. This Paper will look at t...
  • Uncomfortable In A Class With A Teacher
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    Sometimes a Shining Moment: Good Teachers / Bad Teachers In the book Sometimes a Shining Moment: Eliot Wiginton had a student that talked about a teacher who takes time to recognize students as an individual and not just part of a group. The student went on to say "I had one particular teacher that I would never forget. Once when the teacher gave back an essay I found that she had complimented my essay, the topic, and even me". I had a teacher that that was just like the teacher that one of the ...